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The life and death of King John;

Author: William Shakespeare; Stanley Thomas Williams
Publisher: New Haven, Yale University Press; London, H. Milford, Oxford University Press, 1927.
Series: Yale Shakespeare.
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A new critical edition of Shakespeare's play with an introduction which concentrates on the play's relevance to Elizabethan political issues and the role played in it by women, by legal concepts and  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Drama
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Shakespeare, William, 1564-1616.
Life and death of King John.
New Haven, Yale University Press; London, H. Milford, Oxford University Press, 1927
(OCoLC)643898150
Named Person: John, King of England; John, King of England
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: William Shakespeare; Stanley Thomas Williams
ISBN: 0192814583 9780192814586
OCLC Number: 5183043
Notes: With facsimile of the t.p. of the Elizabethan club copy of the third edition.
Description: 4 preliminary leaves, 144 pages illustrations (facsimile) 18 cm.
Contents: Introduction. Date and sources. The text: early records; copy for "King John" in the folio; act and scene division; revision. "King John" - a critical introduction: political language and the language of "King John"; Wills and the Crown of England; monarchs, parents and the bastard; patterns of action in "King John". "King John" in the theatre: early stage history; the text in the theatre; theatrical reputation and stage history. Editorial procedures. Abbreviations and references. "The Life and Death of King John". Appendices: A - speech-prefixes in act 2; B - "care" (4.2.117); C - "an angel spake" (5.2.64); D - lineation and speech assignments, 5.6.1-6; E - 5.7.117-18. Index.
Series Title: Yale Shakespeare.
Other Titles: King John.
King John
Responsibility: edited by Stanley T. Williams.

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